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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,758 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,758
Reviews: 1,247
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 231
Gots: 292 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our interpretation of a traditional Belgian wheat beer. Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel, this beer is fruity, refreshing and slightly cloudy in appearance.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001)
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.6/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - cloudy yellow; half of an inch of fizzy, white, dense head; great retention

S - yeasty, faint lemon

T - straw, yeast, lemon, faint spice, coriander

M - smooth, a bit crisp, light to medium bodied

This is a decent beer. It is to style, it has the better of the styles characteristics, but it doesn't have the more spicy, peppery notes that I like in my Witbier. If this is you're style then this is a good example of the traditional Belgian style.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2012 03:18:35 | More by tdm168
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

04-28-2012 21:50:43 | More by ridgeline23
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Irrationalist

California

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

04-28-2012 20:26:33 | More by Irrationalist
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wildcat29

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

04-28-2012 18:17:35 | More by wildcat29
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badbilly30


4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap. Poured into a pint glass. Lovely light colored straw appearance with a fluffy head. This is the perfect summer beer. It's easy drinking, but perfectly executed wit. Which is why it is so enjoyable. I could drink this all day. Thinking about swing over to the craft store and getting a couple extra bottles for home later.

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2012 20:21:35 | More by badbilly30
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acat25

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

04-25-2012 22:35:24 | More by acat25
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johnsilk

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-24-2012 17:52:27 | More by johnsilk
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cbeer88

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-24-2012 17:13:27 | More by cbeer88
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draheim

Washington

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle (no dates/codes) into a tulip. Pours a pale lemon yellow w/ a 1-finger bright white sudsy head, wisps of suspended sediment.

Aroma is spicy, slightly soapy Belgian yeast, pepper, coriander, lemon zest; fruity perfumy esters. Lots going on here.

Taste is a little disappointing after the aroma. Pale wheat malt, soft Belgian yeast, peppery spices, lemon. Also a slightly metallic taste I can't quite ID. Taste is a little flat, one-dimensional.

Mouthfeel is smooth and soft from the bottle conditioning.

Overall a good rendition of a witbier, admittedly not among my favorite styles.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2012 05:29:46 | More by draheim
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seydou

South Africa

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-23-2012 22:55:16 | More by seydou
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cavale


4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-23-2012 21:20:35 | More by cavale
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SlowWideTurns

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-23-2012 20:41:38 | More by SlowWideTurns
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CommonRider

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-23-2012 17:56:54 | More by CommonRider
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Lee_Hancock

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

04-22-2012 20:47:44 | More by Lee_Hancock
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gleeky99

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-22-2012 18:00:20 | More by gleeky99
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maximep

New York

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Sandy almost opaque color. beautiful beer. pale yellow witte dream.

S- wheaty grassy smell that ends on a sweet belgian yeasty note. really yeasty smell at the end. smells like fresh cut grass before tasting.

T- really crisp yet sweet, not at all syrupy taste. really clean and vibrant. a little citrusy, but more sweet grassy wheat taste

M- really nice and rounded, almost has the mouthfeel of a true belgian saison in that it's nice and wispy yet has substantial body.

a fine brew that's worth seeking out. i'm not crazy about wittes but this one is special, and definitely would be an instant hit among the saison lovers.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2012 02:59:49 | More by maximep
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m0ntels

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-22-2012 02:14:09 | More by m0ntels
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Review 100!!! The beer that converted me to a beer nerd, ngostagia value high. 12oz bottle about 5/6 weeks old.

A: Super hazy/cloudy bright yellow, lemonade in color. Thin foamy white head. Webbing.

S: Lemon, bannana, belgian/bready yeast, a hint of spiceyness. "Fresh", pungent for a 5% witbier.

T: Similar to S, Banana/lemon bright citrus notes up front, white bread, yeast, pixie stick sugar candy, a hint of sweaty/barnyard funkyness, has a nice green apple crisp finish. Very sweet beer all around.

M: Highly Carbonated, rather light/watery, nice syrupy aspect, very sessionable.

O: My favorite wheat based beer still, complex, light, flavorful but not overwhelming, absolutely awesome. This beer will always hold a special place in my heart. It taste better out of a 750 (that you drink by yourself out of the bottle).

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2012 01:29:20 | More by BigCheese
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ncworster

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-21-2012 21:52:27 | More by ncworster
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masshole

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

04-21-2012 21:46:57 | More by masshole
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-21-2012 04:22:31 | More by Snellgg5
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wingaersheek


4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-20-2012 17:03:37 | More by wingaersheek
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-20-2012 04:56:03 | More by smartassboiler
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Novanglus


3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

04-20-2012 03:30:18 | More by Novanglus
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Schlobonda


5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-18-2012 18:33:39 | More by Schlobonda
Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,758 ratings.